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dc.contributor.advisor Ngalabak, Helon Habila
dc.contributor.author Beltrán, Paula
dc.creator Beltrán, Paula
dc.date 2015-05-01
dc.date.accessioned 2015-08-19T12:49:01Z
dc.date.available 2020-05-01T06:44:51Z
dc.date.issued 2015-08-19
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/1920/9799
dc.description This work was embargoed by the author and will not be publicly available until May 2020. en_US
dc.description.abstract There’s arguably no more tangible or dangerous act of trespass than the illegal crossing of a country’s borders and in this regard, Houston, Texas, mere hours away from the United States – Mexico border, is the perfect setting for my collection of work. This thesis explores rampant socio-political-economic-religious-sexual-ideological border jumping. The poetry, fiction, and nonfiction pieces in this thesis feature accidental, purposeful, and seemingly unavoidable acts of trespass and transgression. In the process of researching and writing this thesis, the author completed Spanish-English translations of the late Mexican poet Jaime Sabines and implemented a wide range of linguistic code-switching.
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject borders en_US
dc.subject trespass en_US
dc.subject women en_US
dc.subject immigrants en_US
dc.subject queer en_US
dc.subject transgression en_US
dc.title Acts of Trespass en_US
dc.type Thesis en
thesis.degree.name Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing en_US
thesis.degree.level Master's en
thesis.degree.discipline Creative Writing en
thesis.degree.grantor George Mason University en


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